A large round hole—if it were a hot tub, it would be comfortably orgy-sized—has been gouged roughly out of the slick concrete floor of 303 Gallery and filled with milky gray water. Attached to the black duct-work and girders of the ceiling directly above it is a square of pipe surrounded by a speaker array.
The Nam June Paik Art Center in Yongin-si, South Korea, has awarded its 2012 Nam June Paik Art Center Prize to Los Angeles video artist Doug Aitken. He will have a one-person show at the Paik Center in 2013 and receive a $50,000 cash prize. E-flux carried the news.
Washington, D.C.’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is presenting Doug Aitken’s “Happening” tonight, in conjunction with his public installation SONG 1. The event will feature performances by Animal Collective’s Geologist, Nicolas Jaar, Oneohtrix Point Never, No Age, High Places, Tim McAfee-Lewis and Leo Gallo. Starting at 9 p.m. EST, you can stream the event Read More